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MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
pew poll propels mitt romney. >>> kentucky derby, all eyes turn to the bluegrass state. how much pressure faces paul ryan. and this morning, former penn state football coach jerry sandusky finds out if he'll spend the rest of his life in prison on 45 counts of child sex abuse, he already put out a taped statement denying it all. we'll have the latest from the courthouse as soon as it happens. it is happening within minutes there in pennsylvania. >>> good morning from washington, it's four weeks until election day, tuesday, october 10. will romney serve in national polling translate into gains where it really matters t battleground states, the mimpb battleground states of iowa, wisconsin and ohio. romney will not be president unless he can put these states in play. in a new pew poll conducted since wednesday. just last month in the same poll, romney trailed by eight points. driving romney surge, a spike in republican enthusiasm, more republicans made it through pew's likely voter screen than democrats. and a larger group of registered voters, the candidates are tied at 46. while i
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
iowa, wisconsin and ohio. romney will not be president unless he can put these states in play. in a new pew poll conducted since wednesday. just last month in the same poll, romney trailed by eight points. driving romney surge, a spike in republican enthusiasm, more republicans made it through pew's likely voter screen than democrats. and a larger group of registered voters, the candidates are tied at 46. while it's unlikely returns on election day make it unlikely in this pew sample that romney has the upper hand. and looking inside the pew numbers, we're looking at an unlikely -- now romney leads by six, 50-44. will we see that same shift in the battleground state polls? we'll have to see what happened what happens. >> this is the last day for voters to register to vote there, that's why they're both there. romney kicks off a two-day ohio journey, he'll be back in ohio again on friday. meanwhile the president holds an evening rally at ohio state university in columbus. by the way romney starts his day on a family farm in central iowa. another midwestern battleground state. paul ry
FOX Business
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
show -- point out contradition in romney's state and present himself forcefully. >> i thought romney was good, but not just that but obama of so weak. >> horrible. >> he was, i think that hit home with a lot of people, women are saying, wait we did not know who this romney character is but now obama is looking weak. lou: they are tied 47% among women, governor romney has a double digit lead among independence, governor -- president obama won by 8 points among independents in 2008 that is gone. >> we'll see what happens in a week, i expects the president to do well in the town hall format. lou, you do but you thought he would do well earlier. >> but now, you have liberal bloggers, saying he blew ii on substance and style, can he recover. can he seize the moment back that was lost. lou: what is your judgment? a failure to perform or a lack of capability? was it a comparison which he cannot beat? >> i think a fail law to perform. -- failure to perform, he did not live up to the moment, he could have, but how do you comeback from that? how do you come back hammering away the debt and wha
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
security with the jewish state of israel. >> the new mitt romney is committed to a two-state solution, but this is not what mitt romney told a group of donors in private. >> priceless tape. direct from romney's mouth, you hope for some stability and hope something will happen. listen to the new mitt romney today in his opinion on hope. >> i know the president hopes for a safer, freer and more prosperous middle east aligned with us. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. >> the new mitt romney didn't flinch when he made a false accusation. >> i'll champion free trade and restore it as a critical element of our strategy. both in the middle east and across the world. the president has not signed one new free trade agreement in the past four years. i'll reverse that failure. >> romney's correct. the president has not signed one new trade agreement. in fact, the president of the united states has signed three new trade agreements. he did it last year with bipartisan support from congress. the new mitt romney hopes you forgot about those trade agreements. just like he hopes you forg
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
, governor romney speaking now in battlegrd state of iowa, one of two rallies in the midwest today. governor romney looking to capitalize on polls showing the race getting much tighter, including in the state of iowa. tonight he goes to ohio, and governor romney is also seeing a rise in support in the buckeye state. listen in at foxnews.com. >>> well, a major break now on a case we've been closely following for more than two years. mexican police making an arrest in the murder of david hartley, the american newlywed shot and killed in front of his wife while they were jet skiing on a lake straddling the united states and mexico. the case brought plenty of attention to the drug violence along the border, and now mexican marines say they nabbed a cartel leader known as the squirrel. he's accused of a long list of murders fission to this one. -- in addition to this one. trace gallagher has an update in our west coast newsroom. >> reporter: the big headline is the mexican military captured the man they believe is responsible for killing david hartley, but on the south side of the border the head
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm PDT
living side by side in peace and security with the jewish state of israel. >> the new mitt romney is totally committed to a two-state solution in israel but this is not what mitt romney told a group of wealthy donors in private. >> and i look at the palestinians not wanting to see peace anyway, for political purposes -- of iz real and these thorny issues, and i say there's just no way going to remain an unsolved problem we live with that in china and taiwan. all right, we have a potentially volatile situation but we sort of live with it, and we kick the ball down the field and hope that ultimately, somehow, something will happen and resolve it. >> priceless tape, isn't it? direct from romney's mouth. you hope from is some stability. you hope something will happen. listen to the new mitt romney today and his opinion on hope. >> i know the president hopes for a safer, freer and more prosperous middle east assigned with us. i share this hope. but hope san strategy. >> the new mitt romney does not even flinch when he makes a blatantly false accusation. >> i'll champion free trade and res
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
president in columbus across the state, mitt romney near youngstown, one in the state and he will be joined by new jersey governor chris christy. >>> you heard it there and that is probably one of the most quoted clips. >> mitt romney sharing his desire to cut funding for pbs and its beloved character, big bird, of course. the obama campaign is out with a new tv ad going out with the line. >> gluttons of greed and the even genius who towered over them. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big third, big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it'ses is me street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> reporter: mitt romney taking on the enemies no matter what is next. >> and theysho pictures of corrupt financial figures and big board -- bird. the makers of sesame street are unhappy and asked the obama campaign to remove big bird and that they non-parse sap and don't participate in political campaigns. >>> wrapping up a campaign in loudoun county, and that is's huge focus.
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
with pretty substantial state and local taxes, that would represent a massive tax increase. romney cannot defend this plan on its merits, so he simply says i'll negotiate this with congress. it doesn't matter what he negotiates, there's not enough money there. it's a simple matter of arithmetic. but he's being a smooth liar about this. >> is the mathematics policy? can you offset $5 trillion with big deductions by getting rid of them when he said tonight to accomplicer, i'm going to leave the mortgage preference, the charitable preference, what is left? >> first off, you're kind of misquoting what he said. number one, he said it's not a $5 trillion dr. >> 4.8. >> but it is. i don't care what he says, he's lying. it is $5 trillion. >> bob, let me make mire point. >> don't repeat his lie without any evidence. >> i'm not repeating it. the fact you call it a lie, you take that up with him. >> no, he's the one who's lying. >> let me make the point. how does it not -- >> the fact of the matter is he's identified that what he's going to do is limply fill the tax code in a number of ways,
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
state university. mitt romney, meanwhile, is also in ohio. he'll speak at a rally about an hour from now. his strong debate performance last week led to a boost in some polls. steve handelsman with the latest on that. >> a few weeks ago, at the obama numbers. mitt romney had virtually written off ohio. but now in that big state, in florida, virginia, the rest of the swing states, the new romney plan is to push back hard. mitt romney came to dusty iowa on his way to ohio. with new confidence that he can win those battleground states. and a new willingness to open up personally. today about glenn dougherty, a navy s.e.a.l. romney met at a party. >> you can imagine how i felt when i found out he was one of the two former navy s.e.a.l.s killed in benghazi on september 11th. and it touched me, obviously. >> reporter: after the debate in denver, romney soared to the lead over obama. but the pollsters are seeing romney's numbers go back down. >> definitely he got a bump. as we continue to track at gallup, friday, saturday, sunday, we think some of that is dissipating. >> reporter: toda
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to say for each state to be able to look at it. >> okay. but don't be fooled by romney's new language, of course. if the president wants to hold onto his job, he better make the american people understand that the so-called moderate mitt is just a mirage for the occasion. does he have it in him to do it? ron reagan is an msnbc political analyst, and michelle goldberg is senior contributing writer for "news week" and "the daily beast." thank you for joining us. i get pretty despondent when i think about the power of this medium television. if all you go by is what you watch and it's a good thing we all watch these debates, you really don't have the knowledge that you might need as a voter to know whether this syncs with what the guy stands for or it's merely a performance and i wonder whether if this guy, mr. romney, governor romney, is able to say something like, well, all pre-existing conditions will be covered and then have his guy go out later that night and tell a few people who read the newspapers, oh, it doesn't really cover you unless you're already covered which doesn
Comedy Central
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
massachusetts is a model for the nation, state-by-state. >> stephen: yes, mitt romney's health-care plan is just like his positions, the details change state-by-state. (laughter) now-- folks, you know me-- you watch this show, you know me. as a stanch conservative i condemn any help can who-- republican who distances himself from everything he has said on the campaign trail. but it worked so [bleep] it. (laughter) besides, i mean the arguments-- (cheers and applause) the arguments, the arguments hardly mattered. what counts is body language, right megan kelly. >> it was an interesting dimic to see mitt romney looking mostly over at president obama when he was making his point. and president obama choosing to look mostly at jim lehrer or looking down. and what message do the viewers at home pick up on that. >> governor romney's body language was pretty good and that expression on his face which was an expression, those of white house follow him was familiar w as kind of a half smile, not a smirk-- . >> stephen: yes, brit, mitt had a confident half smile, like this. (laughter) not a smirk lik
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm PDT
, 43%, 40%. in michigan mitt romney's home state, he trails the president by just three there as well, now in a new epic-mra poll, obama, 48%, romney, 45%. we'll be right back. boy, they are close. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. in michigan, mitt romney's home ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter too? what? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. in michigan, mitt romney's home ambiance [ female announc
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
battleground states shows romney at 49%. the president at 47. romney appealed to iowa farm country voters penalling to end what he called the obama administration overregulation of agriculture and promised to open more world markets and reduce energy costs. >> there are big differences between the president and me. he has no plan for rural america. no plan for agriculture. no plan for getting people back to work. i do. >> romney released a policy paper on rural issues and ripped the president for squeezing the economy critically important agriculture industry. >> president has idea he wants to raise the tax rate from 3% to 40%. that won't be good for forms. my own view is i want to take the tax rate down. >> following iowa, romney flew to ohio, critical battleground to his victory strategy, where the voter registration ends today. romney is expected to return at least four times in just the next week. romney aides are touting their ground game and grassroots enthusiasm. in florida, 43.5% of absentee ballot requests came from republicans. 39% for democrats. among those returned so far, 45%
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
president obama and mitt romney know the key to winning the election is winning the critical swing state of ohio. the president arrived there late today, and he went right after governor romney. >> i am not going to have us go back to another round of top-down economics, but that's what my opponent is offering. the centerpiece of governor romney's economic plan is a new $5 trillion tax cuts that favors the wealthiest americans, but most of the economists who have crunched the numbers said that paying for governor romney's tax plan -- one or the other. pick your poison. last week when we were on stage together. governor romney just pretended it didn't exist. what $5 trillion tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 trillion tax cut. pay no attention for that tax cut under the carpet behind the curtain. >>> romney's pretending his tax cut plan doesn't exist, but the president won't let him get away with it. he also won't let him get away with hitting the middle class to protect his own tax rate. >> governor romney said it's fair he pays a lower tax rate than a teacher or autoworker who makes
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
" reporting that the romney camp is looking for a reset in the buckeye state, intensifying romney's advertising, making more stops and deploying more campaign troops on the ground. >> people wonder why it is i'm so confident we're going to win. i'm confident because i see you here on a day like this. this is unbelievable. >> so, the obama campaign trying to detour romney's road to 1600 pennsylvania avenue through "sesame street." the president hitting romney on the stump. >> for all you moms and kids out there, you should have confidence that, finally, somebody is cracking down on big bird. elmo has been seen in a white suburban. he's driving for the border. >> and also, in a new ad that's all the talk on the trail. >> bernie madoff, ken lay, dennis kozlowski, criminals, glutens of greed and the evil genius who towered over them? one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. big bird. big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> did you see the new ad put out by the president, the re-elect obama campaign? big bird. big bird. what is that all about? >> we get straight to it now with our
Current
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm PDT
gadhafi. you have these weak fragmented states, it's not clear what romney would do to assist these weak states to keep them from falling apart. >> eliot: in romney's speech, early in the speech he said and he goes on at some length after the attack this is in bengahzi, tens of thousands of libyans held a massive protest against the extremists who murdered the ambassador, even in an odd way there is internal inconsistency in his speech. he said because of what we did we brought democracy and those who launched the attack are the fringe element, and then he goes on to say we didn't-- >> this is a like a thankful obama moment? they brought the u.s. in. >> eliot: is there an analogy on this and iraq? >> this was a hit on the embassy. they know where the safe house is. this is an inside job. this is similar to what we're seeing in afghanistan. where we have 51 visors killedder. i was in iraq as an adviser. intervention in libya is complicated. although it may look a certain way right now the problem for governor romney as the president has said he'll go after the people who attacked the emba
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
participating in the november election. there is good news for the romney campaign in michigan, a state where president obama was leading by ten points last month according to the detroit free press. after the debate, the same poll has the president's lead down to three points, well within the margin of error. perhaps the biggest gain for the romney campaign comes from that pew survey, which shows the republican candidate has made huge gains with women voters now tied with the president 47% to 47%. just a month ago, the president had a 56-38 advantage with women voters. what's going on? >> let's stop there, mika, you tell me what's going on. keep that up for a while. mitt romney getting absolutely pounded, the gender gap, 20 points almost, fatal for any republican candidate, and now it's tied 47-47, you are a mom, you are a wife, you are a working woman. you tell me. explain those numbers. why did they tighten up? >> well, that was taken after the debate? >> after the debate. >> well, i think that speaks for itself, i think. and women or men like mitt romney's performance. whether they
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the state. governor romney will spend four of the next five days stumping there. that is the plan. new presidents show governor romney riding high after last week's strong debate performance. there are still no new polls from ohio since last week but a just-released reuters national poll shows the nominees are in a dead heat. 45 completely erasing the lead of the president. the latest poll from pew shows governor romney with a four-point lead. he was trailing president obama by four points three weeks ago. wendell is at the white house. but, first, john roberts is traveling with the romney camp this afternoon. what is the enthusiasm like for the governor there? >>reporter: well, he is trying to narrow the enthusiasm gap. he won this county, madison county, in the caucus with only 17 percent of the vote. 64 percent voted "other" in the caucus. now many republicans in this state have found the candidate they were looking for. the polls are narrowing here. president obama now up by only three points. this event in rural america at a family farm, governor romney said that in his admin
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
afford to be sitting. >> buckeye battleground, obama and romney both in ohio tonight. the state that matters most to republicans. first, romney kicks off the day at a family farm in iowa where he will be speaking minutes from now. and the battle over big bird, the president turns his attack into a punch line and a commercial, as sesame workshop and senator john mccain cried foul over the obama campaign's new bird ad. >> elmo is -- has been seen in a white suburban he's driving for the border. oscar is hide out in his trash can. we're cracking down on them. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> one thing that president obama can't run on is his record, and so big bird, i guess, is a fun thing to talk about. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. president obama and mitt romney are heading back to ohio today in a very different situation than the last time they campaigned in the battleground state. the new pew poll know shows governor romney ahead among likely voters. it's the latest d
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. just a few weeks ago, mitt romney had all but written ohio off. now in that critical swing state in florida and virginia, in iowa, he is pushing back hard. mitt romney came to dusty iowa on his way to ohio with new confidence that he can win those battleground states. and a new willingness to open up personally. today about glen dougherty, a navy s.e.a.l. romney met at a party. >> you can imagine how i felt when i found out he was one of the two form he s.e.a.l.s killed in bell gazay on september 11th. and it touched me, obviously. >> reporter: after the debate in denver, romney soared to a lead over president obama nationally among likely voters. in the pugh poll and the gallup survey. but they are seeing his numbers go down. >> definitely he got a bump but as we track it friday, saturday, sunday, we think some of that is dissipati dissipating. >> reporter: today as president obama traveled to ohio, gallup put him behind by just two points. last night in san francisco, the president mocked romney. >> somebody is cracking down on big bird. >> reporter: he put up a cable tv ad. >> it
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm EDT
today. it's president obama's 15th time in the state and mitt romney is there a little later tonight. he is tailoring his message for the heartland. >> there are big differences between the president and me. he has in plan for rural america, no plans forking a culture, no plan for getting people back to work. i do. >> reporter: normally you would see the running mates crisscrossing across the battleground states. they are temporarily off the campaign trail. >> emily, talking about those debates, mitt romney's comment about big bird last week is getting more play. tell us what's developing with that. >> reporter: usually we talk about politics making for strange bed fellows. this case you have to factor in big bird's nest. big bird is the leading character in the now hob attack ad. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry b it's sesame street. >> the sarcasm. it spots big bird with the likes of bernie madoff. romney said he would cut the federal subsidy to pbs to reduce the deafcy. romney said this had shows misplaced presidenti
KRON
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
center stated that mitt romney had before percent lead over president obama pripe. president obama made history when he announced a memorial for cesar chavis. let us honor his memory of most importantly less live up to his example. romney was blasting the president as being passed tough and that he is not a global leader. >> the president has failed to lead and syria. a lot of women have been. our ally turkey has been an. before romney's spoke he stated that his trip. tonight the obama campaign is calling from is criticism reckless. the vice president the bay will be up next on thursday night. a lot of people will be watching joe biden and paul ryan. some say that there will be extra pressure on by dan. this will be thursday night and the next presidential debate. that will be on comcast 193 or on digital channel 4.2. >> prosecutors say the fed petty few people will take the stand for jerry sandusky. he was convicted of molesting 10 young boys. he was convicted on 45 counts of child abuse. he claims that he did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> he was drawn by a well or the hands
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
today america votes. here's something encouraging for governor romney. because this is a state with a significant african-american population, president obama has a strong base here. governor romney has to do well among white voters. look at this among white men, a huge lead 30 points among white men 64 to 34, he has to keep president obama probably around 37%. overall among the white vote. so encouraging for the governor among man. but white women in the state of ohio, wolf, 52% to 46%. a narrow lead for the president. some people might say that's not such a big deal. when the president beat john mccain in 2008, president obama received 47% of the white female vote. so he is now winning that vote. that is the key area that governor romney must improve in his advertising, campaigning, in the final two debates plus the vice presidential debate. wolf, that's one of the reasons we're here. when you talk to white women especially in the suburbs, one thing that resonates with them they don't like, that 47% remark. a lot of them have struggled the last few years, they found what governor ro
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 2:30am PDT
registered voters. good news for the romney campaign in the state of michigan meanwhile. president obama was leading by ten points last month. according to the detroit free press, after the debate, same poll has the president's lead down to three points. that is within the margin of error. perhaps the biggest gain for the romney campaign comes from that pugh survey which shows republican candidate making huge gains with women voters. he's now tied with the president according to pugh. 47-47. just a month ago, the president had an 18-point lead in this poll among women voters. today mr. romney rallies voters in iowa a day after delivering what his campaign called a major foreign policy address. speaking to an audience of cadets at the virginia military institute, romney hit on a wide range of hot button issues in the muslim world from the war in syria and the obama administration shifting response to the deadly attack on the nebs b -- the embassy in benghazi. republican candidate suggesting he would take a harder line to make sure that tehran does not get a nuclear weapon. >> i'll p
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
states in romney's favor. adding to the fodder, the headline of the article, "did obama just throw the entire election away?" sullivan writes, quote, i'm trying to see a silver lynning but whether a president sem-immoates on live tv and a record number of people watch, it's hard to see how they recover. questions about the future of the obama candidacy coming as new reports emerge on an all-out rebellion inside the romney campaign led by ann romney and their son, tagg. politico says the romney family staged an intervention and pushed the recent shift to the center. politico writing the family rebellion long little, despite mitt romney's initial reluctance to change reached a climax in september. joining me now to make sense of all the new polls out there, mark murray. so mark, at 1:05 eastern time we got a new gallup tracking out. before we get into that, it seems one poll today that dominated the conversation is the pugh poll, but within the last hour there was a new reuters poll that came as well. >> we reached a very volatile part of the presidential contest right now coming right a
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
strong push in the state. mitt romney and his wife ann both made multiple campaign stops there yesterday. the first lady's event opens to on the public 2:45 this afternoon. >> president obama will try to appeal to young voters again today. he'll visit ohio state university in columbus. he's been to more than 30 college campuses this year alone. this will be his fourth visit to a campus in ohio in recent weeks. the president flies to the battleground state from california where a series of fund-raisers helped generate millions of dollars for his campaign. >>> republicans are focusing on another battleground state, north carolina. senator john mccain and house speaker john boehner are some of the gop leaders who will campaign for mitt romney in the tar heel state. the republican presidential nominee will visit north carolina later in the week. he campaigned in virginia yesterday. romney criticized president obama's foreign policy. he also vowed to be tougher on iran and help rebel forces in syria. foreign policy will be the focus of the next presidential debate which takes place
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
because they fear romney could be elected is enthusiastic. the swing voter polls in swing state they ask about taking position on this, after the debate, obama 43, romney 20. connects well with ordinary americans. obama 69. romney 7. so i think that rom lom has work to make up for himself but he did a good job. he did give himself another shot at this. the boosts like that, the boosts go away. >> dana: you pretty much the whole block so now we can kick it around the rest of the time. when you look at the number on the enthusiasm that bob mentioned, republicans are well more enthusiastic than democrats. if you are the obama campaign you get the numbers today. what goes through your mind about the $150 million you spent? >> kimberly: somebody better do something fast. this isn't going well for him. bob, you studied this historically for many, many years. >> bob: many, many, many years. >> kimberly: also you look at the gallop polls that is the biggest jump. >> bob: the biggest. >> kimberly: in all time in a presidential debate. vu have to say -- you have to say that is disconcerting fo
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
keenly aware. romney began in iowa, one of the states that could prove crucial to his hopes for a path to 270 electoral votes. and he was introduced by his son, josh, who had an interesting take on romney's debate preparation. >> we'd say the same lie over and over and my dad learned then not to believe it. so while we didn't go to any of the formal debate preparation, we did the real hard stuff. as a father, he learned how to debate an obstinate child. >> kicking it off by suggesting the president is an obstinate child. that's great, mr. romney. what do you have for sale? >> i am going to put a cap on regulation and any new major regulation will have to be approved by congress. i'm not letting the politicians off the hook. >> absolutely, he's not letting politicians off the hook, just wall street, k street, polluters, abusers, everyone else. the president spent last night rallies supporters at a san francisco fund-raiser telling them he intends to win but only if his backers are obsessive for the next four weeks and admitting that he's got some ground to make up after the debacle in d
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
state university. for his part, mr. romney will be joined by new jersey governor chris christie for an evening rally in cuyahoga falls, ohio. ap apologies for my pronunciation. romney will be battling for the buckeye state. he's got a new straight to camera ohio ad making his case on the airwaves. >> under president obama we've lost over a half a million manufacturing jobs and china has passed us in manufacturing. i'll stand up to china. i have a detailed plan to create 12 million new jobs, including producing our own energy in the ground, in ohio. >> i'm so glad you brought that up, mr. romney. let's talk about that now. your jobs plan. let's do it. let's get right to our panel. here in new york msnbc political analyst david corn, author of the new book "47%", richard walls, one of my many bosses and in washington, karen finney. richard, i have to put this to you. romney says he will create 12 million jobs by cutting taxes across the board by 20% -- >> he's not going to cut taxes. >> hang on, which economists said cal cates to about $5 trillion but romney now says he won't cut taxe
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
columbus, ohio. before the day is out, romney like obama will venture into the buckeye state with 18 electoral votes there. cnn's john king is in ohio for us today. we'll be talking to him a little bit later and talk about the importance of the buckeye state come november 6th. right now, mitt romney trying to ride that wave of post debate momentum, in a speech last hour, just west of des moines, a blustery afternoon there, and, a pitch to iowa farmers. >> people have been waiting a long time for a farm bill. and the president has to exert the kind of presidential leadership it takes to get the house and the senate together and actually pass a farm bill. that's something i will devote my time to make sure we get that bill passed so farmers know what they can expect. there are big differences between the president and me. he has no plan for rural america. no plan for agriculture. no plan for getting people back to work. and i do. you know i spoke about it all over the country. and i'm going to make sure i help the american farmer and i help our economy and i get america working again.
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
battleground states. >> good evening to you. just a few weeks ago team romney was considering giving up in ohio. maybe the most important state in 2012. now there the romney plan is to push harder. he came to dusty iowa on his way to iowa. today about a navy s.e.a.l. romney went to a party. >> you can imagine how i felt when he was one of the two navy s.e.a.l.s killed on september 11th, it touched me obviously. >> after the debate romney soared over obama. today as president obama bheade to ohio the poll put him two points behind him. >> somebody is cracking down on big bird. he put up a cable tv add. >> big, yellow and a men nnace our economy. >> team obama overflew the mess sake today. i actually think we need a president that talks about saving the economy and jobs and our future. >> with romney ahead among the likely voters and the bigger group of voters, democrats figure more than ever larry, that turnout will determine who wins. >> many thanks to steve. now it seems that president obama has done nothing but defend big bird and call romney a liar on taxes since the debate. it looks
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. thank you. >>> now this. romney and obama, as the candidates blitz the buckeye state and the polls tighten, could this all come down to ohio? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> should race play a role in college admissions? the nation's highest court set to hear a complaint from a white student. >>> plus, a consulate's attacked, an ambassador is killed, and this lawmaker wants answers. jason chaffetz joins me live fresh off his trip to libya. >>> take your salary, multiply it by eight, boom, that is how much fidelity says you need to retire. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. "i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? ♪ [ male announcer ] the fi
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
will have -- mitt romney will have more votes out of the state of utah than any other state. the fact that he is supporting barack bama and has voted with barack obama 75% of the time, puts barack obama first instead of his district first, i think it is hurting him. the truth is resonating. that is why we are doing well. lou: some news polls show you leaving jim matheson. he hd a 15-point lead at the beginning of the summer, as you well know. was it your performance at the national convention that was persuasive to voters? were changed over the period of time? >> i think the message rings true. i was able to represent utah's voice. there are people that are struggling and hurting and they are tired of excuses. they are tired of the excuses on the national level and excuses here. they want results. and they want someone who's going to be able to leave. someone who can lead and get those results you want you heads of the jobs are without question the number one priority. >> exactly. lou: how would you, as one of 435, if you are victorious, on november 6 -- how we bring that action? >> w
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the vote. if he holds that, romney can't win the state. it's the white, middle class women, many of them work -- their husbands unemployed. we talked to them especially in the suburbs around this very important city of columbus. they say they were offended by that remark. now, they're happy, encouraged to hear that romney is walking away from it, almost apologizing for it, but to them it means he doesn't get their struggle. so progress for governor romney. he needs more. >> in a word, john, literally, can romney now win the presidency? is it within reach? >> reporter: yes. >> and the answer is yes. there you have it. you give the man a word, and he delivers. thanks to john king. the question so many are asking. >>> well, this man cried the night president obama was elected. but does magic johnson still feel the same sense of hope and change as he did in 2008? i spoke to him earlier today. and i asked him that very question. >> yeah, nothing has changed. i'm still a big supporter of president obama. i think that he inherited a mess. it took him a long time to really wrap his arms aro
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